After an era where it was cool to be stingy, more and more Germans are discovering the joy of giving. Psychologist say altruism is the 'formula for happiness' and researchers are already calling it the latest trend.
Who will make it all the way to the top? And who won't even reach the finals? Our Eurovision reporters share their gut feelings while ignoring all predictions - and without having talked to each other about it.
They don't need water to survive and bring at least as much joy as real flowers.
Sweden's Mans Zemerlow has won the final of the 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, the sixth time the country has won the competition. Facing strong contenders, Germany came away with zero points.
Several films at this year's Berlinale tell of existential crises, immigration and the dark side of globalization - serious issues indeed. But there is also some cinematic joy to be had amidst the gloom.